Live in Ashwell

Living in Ashwell enhances the wonderful, life-changing experience of going to university: a time of personal development and intellectual discovery.

We offer great value for money with a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. You will get personal support which will encourage you to achieve your best in your studies, make the most of your talents, forge lasting friendships and contribute to the community.

Ashwell House is a friendly, open and clean home environment, with home-cooked meals and daily housekeeping. We accept applications from female students aged between 18 and 25.

Our facilities include:

Individual furnished study bedrooms

Bed linen and towels provided

Bathrooms shared by floor about two bathrooms for seven people

Wi-Fi throughout the house

Weekday cleaning of bedrooms and communal areas

A library and four quiet study rooms

Sitting rooms and coffee rooms


Lunch room

Bike shed

Roof top terrace

Breakfast and dinner on weekdays; brunch and dinner at weekends. Limited number of late dinners can be arranged.

Personal laundry service

Coin-operated washing machine and dryer

A chapel

A large hall for conferences, concerts and birthday celebrations



We operate a no smoking policy. The Ashwell House Handbook outlines all the and housekeeping rules which can be sent to prospective residents on request.

We welcome feedback from our residents and a QR code is included in our handbook.

Please check with the management team if you have any special dietary requirements.

Download fees information for the academic year 2024-25 

Short stays

Ashwell House offers facilities for short term stays, conditional on room availability. Short term stays are limited to a maximum of four weeks during term time and six weeks off term.

The daily charge for a short stay is £50 for a single room.   As from 1st June 2024 the daily charge will be £55.

If staying more than one week, the weekly charge is £300 for a single room.  As from 1st June 2024 the weekly charge will be £350.

Ashwell House is a catered accommodation – hence this charge is inclusive of breakfast and dinner Monday to Friday, and brunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday.

Ashwell House is a female-only hall of residence, accepting applications from women age 18 and above.

The short-term fee includes:

  • Accommodation in individual study bedrooms
  • Access to all facilities, including the library, computer room, common rooms and bike shed
  • Breakfast and dinner on weekdays; brunch and dinner at weekends
  • Bed linen and towel laundry service
Apply for short stay 2024